Lok Sabha proceedings of the Parliament resumed on Wednesday, 9 February, at 4 pm.
A day earlier, Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), as well as other opposition parties, staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha amid the Hijab row.
Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, while addressing the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, had trained guns at the Congress and said: "India's democracy is not a favour done to the nation by the Congress, democracy and debate have always been a part of India."
The Budget Session of Parliament began on 31 January with the president's address
Due to the prevailing COVID-19 outbreak, the Rajya Sabha will sit from 10 am to 3 pm, and the Lok Sabha from 4 pm to 9 pm.
The first leg of the Budget Session will end on 11 February. The second leg of the session is scheduled from 14 March to 8 April. Standing committees will evaluate the budgetary allocations in the recess
Lok Sabha Proceedings Extended Till 11 PM
Lok Sabha proceedings have been extended till 11 pm tonight.
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'Lot of Politics Being Played to Poison Young Minds': LS MP on Hijab Row
Independent Lok Sabha MP from Mandya Sumalatha Ambareesh spoke on the Karnataka Hijab controversy and said, "A lot of politics is being played to poison young, innocent and impressionable minds here...You wear a bikini on a beach or a pool, you don't wear it in school. There is a code everywhere," news agency ANI reported.
"If that particular college or school has some guidelines in place from the beginning, then why has this issue cropped up only now? Who is playing with students' future?," she added.
Congress LS MP Gives Adjournment Motion Notice to Discuss Hijab Row
Congress Lok Sabha MP K Suresh has given an adjournment motion notice to discuss the hijab row in Karnataka.
5,543 Constable Posts Lying Vacant in Police Stations of Delhi: MoS Home to RS
MoS Home Nityanand Rai told Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, "As per inputs from the Delhi Police, 5,543 constable posts are lying vacant in Police Stations of Delhi. Occurrence of vacancies inter-alia on account of retirements, creation of posts etc is a dynamic process and accordingly filling up of vacancies is also a continuous process."
Delhi Police has already initiated a recruitment process to fill up the vacant posts, Nityanand Rai added.